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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 2d ago
Last week in The Wall Street Journal, I interviewed actress Fran Drescher of TV's The Nanny for my "House Call" column in the Mansion ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 2d ago
Last week in The Wall Street Journal, I interviewed actress Fran Drescher of TV's The Nanny for my "House Call" column in the Mansion ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 3d ago
If you don't know much about Artie Shaw or why he was important and special, this documentary will do the trick. It's the finest film ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 4d ago
Besides Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker and many pianists like Shirley Horn, Matt Dennis and others who ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 5d ago
The rise of swing and jazz's sophisticated elegance starts with Duke Ellington. His first recordings were with Wilbur Sweatman and His ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 6d ago
Like many Latin legends—including Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Carlos "Patato" Valdés, Ray Barretto, Candido, Carlos Vidal and ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
I last wrote about accordionist Tommy Gumina in 2011. Gumina and clarinetist Buddy DeFranco recorded five albums together in the early ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed Beau Bridges for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). If you're ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
On May 1, 1969, Fred Rogers was in Washington, D.C., testifying before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications. Rogers hosted ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
Between Crescent in April 1964 and A Love Supreme in December, saxophonist John Coltrane recorded music for a foreign film. Recorded in ..read more

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